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Law Center
1825 W. Rocket Dr., Ste. 2000
Mailing Address:
2801 W. Bancroft, MS 507
Toledo, OH 43606


Carol Sobczak

Lecturer in Law


Carol A. Sobczak is a member of the law firm of Marshall & Melhorn, LLC in Toledo and has been certified as a specialist in Estate Planning, Trust & Probate Law by the California Board of Legal Specialization of the State Bar of California.  She is also licensed in Illinois, Michigan, and Ohio.  She teaches Estate Planning and Estate & Gift Tax at Toledo Law.

Her practice includes tax and estate planning, charitable planning, and business succession planning, in addition to representation of fiduciaries and beneficiaries in both contested and uncontested estate and trust administrations.  Prof. Sobczak earned her Bachelor of Arts degree with Highest Honors in English in 1984 from the University of Utah and her Juris Doctor in 1988 from Northwestern University School of Law, where she was an editor on the Law Review.  She has practiced in major Chicago and San Francisco law firms, and was a sole practitioner before moving back to her home state of Ohio.  Prof. Sobczak is a member of the American, Ohio, and Michigan State Bar Associations, the Toledo Bar Association, the Toledo Estate Planning Council, the Ohio and Toledo Women’s Bar Associations and the State Bar of California.

Last Updated: 1/5/17